Poet, musician Madeleine Guekguezian writes to spark empathy for gender diversity

By KAYLEE WEBSTER English and psychology minor Madeleine Guekguezian ’18 showcased her poetry last fall at the “OUT/LOOK & The Birth of the Queer” exhibition at the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco’s Castro District. The multimedia exhibition featured the new works of 38 culture-makers who were tasked with finding inspiration and responding to one…

Economics, International Studies major attends national student conference at West Point

By KAYLEE WEBSTER ’18 Major: Economics and International Affairs & Commerce Hometown: Pleasanton, CA During the first week in November, I attended the 2017 Student Conference on U.S. Affairs at the United States Military Academy at West Point in New York. The four-day conference facilitates interaction and constructive discussion between undergraduate students and West Point…

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Alumni support drives art car project

Art students at University of the Pacific will take their skills out for a spin this winter and design an art car. The artists will design, prep and paint a 1982 BMW 320, following the same road paved by celebrated artists such as Andy Warhol, Alexander Calder and Roy Lichtenstein.  Along the way, students will learn…